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Dr. Kenneth Adler

Psychiatry
Sylvania, OH
50 years experience male

Locations

Kenneth H. Adler

Sylvania, OH

Address

4913 Harroun Rd, Sylvania, OH, US
Directions

My office hours

Wednesday: Closed
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Fax

4198419408

Insurances accepted

Medical Mutual of Ohio

Aetna

Anthem BC Life & Health Insurance Company

CHAMPUS

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About

Bio

Psychiatric treatment for children,adolescents and adults. I treat in both inpatient and outpatient settings. I have worked extensively with substance abuse and severe mental illness.

Specialties
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Psychiatry

Pediatrics - Psychiatry

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

162 Answers
166 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Adler
Psychiatry 50 years experience
No: It is related to prenatal use of alcohol.
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kenneth Adler
Psychiatry 50 years experience
No: Similar type medications, doesn't make much sense to be taking both together. This increases risks of side effects and problems.
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Adler
Psychiatry 50 years experience
Stopping ended: Missing one dose should not cause significant problems.
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kenneth Adler
Psychiatry 50 years experience
No: Would advise you to consult treating physician. Dependinfg on dose, abrupt discontinuation could cause problems.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Adler
Psychiatry 50 years experience
Sociopathy: There is no simple answer. Most likely a combination of genetic, environmental and psychosocial factors contribute to this disorder.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Adler
Psychiatry 50 years experience
NAMI: Nami is a support group for families and consumers that can be very helpful. Being supportive is important.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Adler
Psychiatry 50 years experience
Yes: Anxiety can increase OCD and also OCD will increase level of anxiety.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Adler
Psychiatry 50 years experience
Sleeping medication: Temazepam is a benzodiazepine that is sedating and can help with sleep. It is related to medications like Lorazepam and alprazolam.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Adler
Psychiatry 50 years experience
Get evaluated: There are mant reasons for impaired concentration , includind adhd, depression, anxiety and other disorders. A psychiatric evaluation would help provi... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Adler
Psychiatry 50 years experience
Anxiety: There is effective tretment dor anxiety with psychotherapy and possibly medication. I suggest you consult a good psychotherapist and/or a psychiatris... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Adler
Psychiatry 50 years experience
Get evaluated: There are mant reasons for impaired concentration , includind adhd, depressssion, anxiety and other disorders. A psychiatric evaluation would help pro... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Adler
Psychiatry 50 years experience
Autism: It would be related conditions like aspergers's syndrome.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Adler
Psychiatry 50 years experience
Relaxing: You are not going to forget your boss. I short course of psychotherapy should be effective in providing better coping skillls.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Adler
Psychiatry 50 years experience
Dementia: Alzheimer's is one type of dementia. There are many other types of dementia.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Adler
Psychiatry 50 years experience
No: This is not thyroid related.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Adler
Psychiatry 50 years experience
Yes: It is a stimulant that decreases appetite.
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Adler
Psychiatry 50 years experience
PTSD : There are a number of effective treatments including psychotherapies and medications. There is no detox for marijuana.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Adler
Psychiatry 50 years experience
Like anyone: People who are drug dependent present in many different ways. They can range from teens to geriatric population, very high to very low functioning. I... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Adler
Psychiatry 50 years experience
No simple answer: Valium has a long half life. There are multiple factors including body daze, metabolism, length of treatment that would effect length of time to not s... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Adler
Psychiatry 50 years experience
Yes: Tegretol would be toxic, overdose of seroquel (quetiapine) would also be dangerous.
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Adler
Psychiatry 50 years experience
Could be used: Paroxetine is fda approved for use in pediatric age group to treat ocd. It is also used "off label" for depression and other conditions. As with any m... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Adler
Psychiatry 50 years experience
Antipsychotics: These are powerful medications that can be very effective. They also can have significant side effects. They should be monitored closely.
A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Adler
Psychiatry 50 years experience
Not directly: Any chronic illness could increase risk of depressive reaction.
A member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Adler
Psychiatry 50 years experience
Yes: This could be jaundice which should be evaluated by your pediatrician.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Adler
Psychiatry 50 years experience
No: It would be unlikely to cause permanent damage.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Adler
Psychiatry 50 years experience
Support: Being supportive of your friend, encourage treatment with mental health professional. Also consider joining them in attending nami or emotions anonymo... Read More
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Adler
Psychiatry 50 years experience
Withdrawal: Depending on dose, suddenly stopping Suboxone could cause withdrawal symptoms, but usually not as severe as opiate withdrawal.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Adler
Psychiatry 50 years experience
Needs eval: It is possible that a premature child could be autistic also. Should be evaluated by professional.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Adler
Psychiatry 50 years experience
False negative: Drinking large amounts of water could dilute the sample enough to cause false negative. Most drug screens will also factor dilution and see this as in... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Adler
Psychiatry 50 years experience
Not: Xanax (alprazolam) is not an antidepressant. It is a benzodiazepine which is used for anxiety. It is easy to become dependent on it.
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kenneth Adler
Psychiatry 50 years experience
Very dangerous: This is a very dangerous combination. It can lead to addiction, erratic behavior and even death.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Adler
Psychiatry 50 years experience
Many : There are multiple physical conditions or infections that can result in psychiatric symptoms.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Adler
Psychiatry 50 years experience
Treatment: Psychotherapy and medication is helpful for effective treatment.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Adler
Psychiatry 50 years experience
Ask others: All should care, ask your primary care doctor or other patients about reputation of doctors.
A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Adler
Psychiatry 50 years experience
Stop it: There should be no withrawal from that dose. It makes sense to consult with your physician before changing medication.
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kenneth Adler
Psychiatry 50 years experience
No: It is not a good idea to have treatment and abruptly stop. Chance of return of problem would be very high.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Adler
Psychiatry 50 years experience
Therapy: I would suggest you work with a good psychotherapist to help you deal with your anger.
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kenneth Adler
Psychiatry 50 years experience
Support: Continue to be supportive. The local nami chapter would be a good source to provide helpful information.
A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Adler
Psychiatry 50 years experience
Addiction: Long term use of these medications may result in dependence. The same dose may stop working and addiction can occur.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Adler
Psychiatry 50 years experience
Lithium: A psychiatrist would advise on use of lithium and appropriatness of discontinuation.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Adler
Psychiatry 50 years experience
Benzo dependence: Avoid regular daily use to avoid dependence.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Adler
Psychiatry 50 years experience
No: Ocd would not usually cause this to happen.
A 77-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Adler
Psychiatry 50 years experience
Bad idea: Valium especially i with older adults can increase risk of falls and confusion. Would avoid it.
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Adler
Psychiatry 50 years experience
Typical, not normal: This is not "normal" behavior, suicidal thoughts and cutting are frequently seen with depression and bpd.
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kenneth Adler
Psychiatry 50 years experience
No: Xyrem is approved for excessive daytime sleepiness and cataplexy.
A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Adler
Psychiatry 50 years experience
Check dosage: It is likely that you may not be taking a proper, therapeutic dose. Generally the medication is adjusted up to minimize side effects. Be patient and d... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Adler
Psychiatry 50 years experience
Yes: Anxiety is very treatable. Would suggest finding a good cognitive behavioral therapist to start.
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kenneth Adler
Psychiatry 50 years experience
No: There are many conditions that could cause elevation of liver enzymes. You should have this evaluated and follow up with your physician. It may not be... Read More

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Aug 31, 2012
Great responses. Recommend highly.
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Adler is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Adler is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! I have actually lost 15lbs and haven't had much of an appetite, but I'm sure inactivity and these medications are an issue. Thank you!
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! He is gaining, but rapid cycling has slowed down.
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The dr say there is nothing wrong with with me. Even with me hurting

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Toledo College of Medicine, OH
Graduated 1972MD

Residency

UNIVERSITY OF TOLEDO MEDICAL CENTER
Completed 1977

Awards

Top Doctor, Third Place, Toledo Region, OH - Summer
2013
Thought Leader, Third Place, Toledo Region, OH - Summer
2013
Top Psychiatrist , First Place, Ohio - Summer
2013
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